Infertility Cure? Scientists Create Sperm from Mice Stem Cells

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    Infertility Cure? Scientists Create Sperm from Mice Stem Cells - International Business Times

    Wow! They have a long way to go, but this is wonderful news.
     
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    octuplets 3 weeks after fucking?

    what a nightmare.
     
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    I laughed, but this is better because you don't need 8 eggs, just the one (because it's sperm-related).
     
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    The scary part of this idea is that with further progress along this line, the male gender will no longer be necessary and... well, I'll just leave it at that!

    Wouldn't want to give the people who have the right to make a "choice" any ideas. ;)

    Immie
     
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    But do not eat the blood, for the life is in the blood...
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    Stem cells being made from blood
    29 November 2012 - A patient's own blood has been used to make personalised stem cells, which doctors hope will eventually be used to treat a range of diseases.

     
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    Applying rodent physiology to humans. The medical conundrum.
     
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    Interesting on many levels.
     

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